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  • Uresti resigns from state Senate (D-TX)

    06/18/2018 11:22:40 AM PDT · by bgill · 10 replies
    mysa ^ | June 18, 2018 | Patrick Danner
    State Sen. Carlos Uresti, a San Antonio Democrat, announced he will resign from office effective Thursday. He was convicted by a federal jury on 11 felony charges in February... Four months after his felony conviction, state Sen. Carlos Uresti announced today he will step down from office effective Thursday. Uresti is scheduled to be sentenced June 26 after being found guilty in February by a federal jury on 11 felony charges in connection with his involvement in a now-defunct San Antonio oilfield-services company that defrauded investors. The San Antonio Democrat has indicated he will appeal his conviction.
  • CNN HIRES COMEY FANBOY TO “DEFEND” FBI

    02/11/2018 3:48:35 PM PST · by MarvinStinson · 19 replies
    powerlineblog ^ | FEBRUARY 9, 2018 | PAUL MIRENGOFF
    James Comey is a legend in the mind of Josh Campbell, his former special assistant at the FBI. In an op-ed for USA Today, Campbell called his former boss “a giant of a man with an even bigger heart, whose focus was always on trying to understand and improve the lives of others.” Campbell also wrote an op-ed for the New York Times in which he stated he was leaving the FBI because of “relentless attacks on the bureau.” Campbell claimed that these attacks “undermine not just America’s premier law enforcement agency but also the nation’s security.” Thus, he said,...
  • BOMBSHELL: Top FBI Insider Who Quit Over Rigged Hillary Probe Ready to Spill Beans on Comey & Obama

    06/02/2018 6:07:18 AM PDT · by bitt · 137 replies
    TRUEPUNDIT ^ | 5/29/2018 | ADMIN
    An FBI agent who quit his top position over the bureau’s handling of the Hillary Clinton email investigation is heading to Congress to testify. John Giacalone, who led the Clinton investigation for the first seven months, will reportedly expose former President Barack Obama and fired FBI Director James Comey for corruptly helping Clinton. There’s a massive media blackout on this because Giacalone is expected to testify that top brass at the FBI rigged the investigative process so that Clinton could skirt charges for clear violations of the law. Exposing Comey also shines a big light on Obama, who many believe...
  • Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens resigns, ending political career once aimed at presidency

    05/29/2018 2:33:31 PM PDT · by DoodleDawg · 99 replies
    KC Star ^ | 5/29/18 | Jason Hancock
    Eric Greitens stormed into the governor’s office in January 2017 vowing to clean up a state government he said was corrupt. He resigned Tuesday just as abruptly as he had arrived on Missouri's political scene, his career buried under an avalanche of scandal and felony charges. Mike Parson, 63, a fellow Republican and former sheriff who served 11 years in the General Assembly before being elected as lieutenant governor in 2016, will take over as Missouri’s 57th governor. He’ll finish Greitens’ term, which runs until January 2021. A Rhodes scholar and former Navy SEAL, Greitens was once considered one of...
  • Eric Schneiderman, New York’s Attorney General, Resigns Amid Abuse Accusations

    05/07/2018 6:58:20 PM PDT · by bitt · 109 replies
    nyt ^ | 5/7/2018 | Danny Hakim and Vivian Wang
    Eric T. Schneiderman, the New York attorney general who rose to prominence as an antagonist of the Trump administration, abruptly resigned on Monday night, hours after four women accused him of physically assaulting them in an article published by The New Yorker. “It’s been my great honor and privilege to serve as attorney general for the people of the State of New York,” Mr. Schneiderman said in a statement. “In the last several hours, serious allegations, which I strongly contest, have been made against me. “While these allegations are unrelated to my professional conduct or the operations of the office,...
  • BREAKING: Embattled FBI Lawyer Lisa Page Has Resigned

    05/04/2018 6:19:01 PM PDT · by janetjanet998 · 118 replies
    he FBI attorney who exchanged anti-Trump text messages with another bureau official resigned on Friday, The Daily Caller News Foundation has learned. The FBI confirmed that the lawyer, Lisa Page, tendered her resignation.
  • Vice President’s Physician Who Targeted Admiral Ronny Jackson Resigns

    05/04/2018 2:09:38 PM PDT · by bitt · 52 replies
    /saraacarter.com ^ | 5/4/2018 | Sara A. Carter
    Vice President Mike Pence’s physician, Army Dr. Jennifer Pena, resigned from the White House Wednesday according to several senior Administration officials. Pena’s resignation comes just as the allegations she brought against President Trump’s physician Adm. Ronny Jackson were proven to be unsubstantiated. The onslaught of unfounded allegations – also propagated by Montana Sen. Jon Tester – led to Jackson’s decision to withdraw his name from consideration after being nominated by Trump to lead the Veteran’s Affairs Administration. “This is a rift between two doctors. Really has nothing to do with the Vice President or, sadly, the second lady. The effort...
  • Mike Pence's doctor resigns in wake of Ronny Jackson fiasco

    05/04/2018 10:50:27 AM PDT · by centurion316 · 66 replies
    The Washington Examiner ^ | 5/4/2018 | Anna Giaritelli
    Vice President Mike Pence's physician, Dr. Jen Pena, resigned Friday following the failure of President Trump's nomination of White House physician Ronny Jackson to become secretary of Veterans Affairs. “The vice president’s office was informed today by the White House Medical Unit of the resignation. Physicians assigned to the vice president report to the White House Medical Unit and thus any resignation would go entirely through the Medical Unit, not the vice president’s office,” Pence spokeswoman Alyssa Farah said. Pena had raised concerns about Jackson's conduct, which was reported this week. Trump nominated Jackson in April to take over the...
  • Pence's doctor resigns

    05/04/2018 10:35:52 AM PDT · by jazusamo · 68 replies
    CNN ^ | May 4, 2018 | Kaitlan Collins
    Washington (CNN)The White House physician assigned to Vice President Mike Pence, Jennifer Pena, has resigned, his office told CNN in a statement Friday. Pena worked in the White House medical unit. "The vice president's office was informed today by the White House Medical Unit of the resignation...
  • Bill Hybels Resigns From Willow Creek Church Amid Misconduct Allegations

    04/11/2018 8:42:51 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 15 replies
    Christian Post ^ | 04/11/2018 | Leonardo Blair
    Maintaining his innocence at a church gathering, Bill Hybels, founder and senior pastor of the multi-campus Willow Creek Community Church in South Barrington, Illinois, announced on Tuesday his decision to retire from his role six months earlier than planned under a swirling cloud of sexual misconduct allegations. "I have decided to accelerate my planned retirement date from October of this year to tonight. This decision was mine and mine alone, but after much discussion, my decision earned the unanimous support of the Elders and the Executive Team," Hybels said in a statement he read to the church. "As Lynne (wife)...
  • Gary Cohn to Resign as Trump’s Top Economic Adviser

    03/06/2018 2:41:22 PM PST · by CaptainK · 107 replies
    New York TImes ^ | 3/6/2018 | KATE KELLY, MAGGIE HABERMAN and PETER BAKER
    ary D. Cohn, President Trump’s top economic adviser, plans to resign, becoming the latest in a series of high-profile departures from the Trump administration, White House officials said on Tuesday. The officials insisted there was no single factor behind the departure of Mr. Cohn, who heads the National Economic Council. But his decision to leave came after he seemed poised to lose an internal struggle amid a Wild West-style process over Mr. Trump’s plan to impose large tariffs on steel and aluminum imports. “Gary has been my chief economic adviser and did a superb job in driving our agenda, helping...
  • Mississippi U.S. Senator Thad Cochran to Resign April 1

    03/05/2018 6:34:31 PM PST · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 11 replies
    Big Government (Breitbart) ^ | March 5, 2018 | Michael Patrick Leahy
    Sen. Thad Cochran (R-MS) resigned from office on Monday, effective April 1. He has been in failing health for several months. “Longtime Republican Sen. Thad Cochran of Mississippi, chairman of the Senate Appropriations Committee, told The Associated Press on Monday that he will resign April 1 because of health problems,” the wire service reported from Jackson, Mississippi late Monday afternoon: Cochran, who turned 80 in December, stayed home for a month last fall with urinary tract infections, returning to Washington in October to give Republicans the majority they needed to pass a budget plan. “I regret my health has become...
  • Hope Hicks to Resign as White House Communications Director

    02/28/2018 1:54:43 PM PST · by Pinkbell · 121 replies
    NYT ^ | February 28, 2018 | Maggie Haberman
    Hope Hicks, the White House communications director and one of President Trump’s longest-serving advisers, said Wednesday that she was resigning. Ms. Hicks, 29, a former model who joined Mr. Trump’s 2016 presidential campaign without any experience in politics, became known as one of the few aides who understood his personality and style and could challenge the president to change his views. Ms. Hicks had been considering leaving for several months. She told colleagues that she had accomplished what she felt she could with a job that made her one of the most powerful people in Washington, and that there would...
  • Stoneman Douglas cop resigns; sheriff says he should have 'killed the killer'

    02/22/2018 3:43:02 PM PST · by PJ-Comix · 92 replies
    Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel ^ | February 22, 2018 | Stephen Hobbs and Scott Travis
    he police officer assigned to Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School resigned Thursday, under investigation for failing the enter the building as a gunman opened fire and killed 17 people. Sheriff Scott Israel said Deputy Scot Peterson should have “went in. Addressed the killer. Killed the killer.” Peterson, 54, came under scrutiny after 19-year-old Nikolas Cruz entered the school with an AR-15 rifle and killed 14 students and three educators on Valentine’s Day.
  • Pico Rivera council demands resignation of member who made anti-military rant

    02/14/2018 12:32:25 PM PST · by NohSpinZone · 17 replies
    KABC.com ^ | 2/14/18 | Amy Powell and ABC7.com staff
    The Pico Rivera City Council is demanding the resignation of one of its own members after he was caught on video delivering an anti-military rant in a classroom that has garnered national attention. The vote came after dozens of veterans and community members blasted City Councilman Gregory Salcido and called for his resignation for the video in which he criticized the intelligence of those who join the military. [SNIP] "My goal as it relates to my students as it relates to the military is to get them to do everything to get to college. It's not just the military. I...
  • Sudden FBI departures indicate that the jig is up

    02/09/2018 7:03:59 AM PST · by pgkdan · 102 replies
    The American Thinker ^ | 02/09/18 | Thomas Lifson
    Choose your metaphor: rats leaving a sinking ship, cockroaches scurrying away from the light, or maybe just people cutting deals to save their butts. Yesterday saw the FBI fan feculated. The blandness of this Politico story, titled "Two more officials cited in FBI texts step down," conceals really, really big news. The jig is up. Each of the "officials" who is "stepping down" is leaving under duress and likely facing serious legal consequences for acts that have been disclosed – acts that go to the heart of the fraudulent application for the Page FISA warrant and the obstruction of justice...
  • Breaking: FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe, frequent target of Trump's ire, steps down: NBC News

    01/29/2018 9:32:30 AM PST · by rxsid · 94 replies
    www.cnbc.com ^ | 01/29/2018 | Jacob Pramuk
    FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe, frequent target of Trump's ire, steps down: NBC News Beleaguered FBI deputy director Andrew McCabe is stepping down effective Monday, NBC News reported. McCabe, who served a brief stint as acting director of the bureau, was already expected to leave, though not this soon. This story is developing. Please check back for updates.
  • BREAKING: FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe Reportedly Stepping Down

    01/29/2018 9:45:37 AM PST · by Red Badger · 75 replies
    www.mediaite.com ^ | 01/29/2018 | by Josh Feldman
    FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe is reportedly stepping down. NBC News’ Pete Williams broke the news on-air today that McCabe moved up his timetable for stepping down and is out effective today. As Williams explained, this is happening “sooner than anticipated.” McCabe has come under scrutiny from Republicans in recent weeks, including from President Trump himself: You can watch Williams’ report above, via MSNBC.
  • MCCABE STEPS DOWN

    01/29/2018 9:31:11 AM PST · by ghannonf18 · 320 replies
    Interesting timing...
  • Deputy FBI Director McCabe steps down: reports

    01/29/2018 10:04:14 AM PST · by Signalman · 93 replies
    The Hill ^ | 1/29/2017 | Avery Anapol
    FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe, who was expected to retire in the coming months, is stepping down, according to multiple reports. A career civil servant who was appointed deputy director in 2016, McCabe has been a frequent target of Republicans alleging systemic bias against President Trump at the top tiers of the bureau. McCabe oversaw the controversial investigation into former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's use of a private email server. The GOP has accused him of a conflict of interest in that case because his wife accepted nearly $500,000 in political donations from Clinton ally Terry McAuliffe in a...